Joint and Several Liability in South Carolina

South Carolina abolished joint and several liability in 2005 when the South Carolina General Assembly adopted South Carolina’s Uniform Contribution Among Tortfeasors Act, located at S.C. Code § 15-38-10 et seq.  http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t15c038.php.   The Act addresses: The allocation of fault and damages between a plaintiff and one or more defendants; and The right of contribution … Continue reading Joint and Several Liability in South Carolina